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Ernest Moniz: Mobile App Targets Greater Resilience, Fast Recovery from Energy Emergencies

The Energy Department has rolled out a mobile application for consumers who need essential information during energy emergency situations. The Lantern Live app consolidates power disruption information, the location and operational status of gas stations and other critical data from local utilities, open data and through crowd sourcing, the agency …

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Argonne, Chicago University Partner on Urban Planning for 21st Century Cities; Charlie Catlett Comments

The government has partnered with the University of Chicago in a move to address rapid urbanization through LakeSim, a tool that can churn out a computation-enabled design of the world’s future cities. Representatives from the school and the Energy Department’s Argonne National Laboratory are developing LakeSim and other platforms to …

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Robert Brese to Step Down as DOE CIO

Robert Brese will leave his post at the Energy Department as chief information officer on Sept. 5, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Jason Miller writes that Brese plans to work in the private sector after more than three decades of combined federal and military service. Brese was the agency’s deputy CIO prior …

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Ernest Moniz OKs Energy Dept Mgmt Restructuring Plan

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz has approved a request to modify the agency’s management structure and reassign responsibilities of three undersecretary offices, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Melissa Dawkins writes the department established the Office of the Undersecretary for Science and Energy and consolidated that organization under the science undersecretary. DOE …

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